West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, on the Bengal Global Business Summit 2023 in Kolkata on Tuesday, declared former cricketer and ex-president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India Sourav Ganguly, because the “Brand Ambassador of Bengal.”
In a video shared by information company ANI, Mamata Banerjee introduced Ganguly because the model ambassador of West Bengal, acknowledging his reputation and ‘his potential to positively affect the youthful technology”.
“Sourav Ganguly is a very talked-about determine and he can work for the younger technology in an excellent method. I wish to contain him because the Brand Ambassador of Bengal,” mentioned Banerjee.
The Bengal Global Business Summit, an annual occasion, has attracted participation from a number of hundred corporations throughout 17 nations, together with the UK, US, Australia, Korea, Japan, Germany, and France. The two-day summit commenced on Tuesday.
Bengal Global Business Summit 2023
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whereas opening the Bengal Global Business Summit 2023 in Kolkata, unveiled a sequence of recent insurance policies geared toward doubling the state’s exports, upgrading logistical infrastructure, and fostering renewable vitality manufacturing. Banerjee additionally launched initiatives selling biofuels and a brand new sub-sea cable touchdown station in Digha to bolster web connectivity within the jap area.
The summit’s inauguration noticed a gathering of outstanding enterprise leaders, together with Mukesh Ambani of Reliance Industries, Sanjeev Goenka from the vitality sector, and Rishad Premji of Wipro.
Highlighting the state’s improvement plans, Banerjee talked about the institution of 4 new industrial corridors spanning Dankuni-Kalyani, Tajpur port-Raghunathpur, Dankuni-Jhargram, and Durgapur to Cooch Behar in north Bengal.
Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries, dedicated a further funding of ₹20,000 crore in West Bengal over the subsequent three years, specializing in digital options, increasing Reliance Retail, and advancing bio-energy.
“We plan to take a position a further ₹20,000 crore in West Bengal within the subsequent three years for enhancing digital life options, augmenting Reliance Retail footprint and on bio-energy,” Ambani mentioned.
He additionally highlighted Reliance Industries’ substantial funding of practically ₹45,000 crore within the state lately, expressing the corporate’s dedication to bolstering Bengal’s progress.
Wipro Chairman Rishad Premji mentioned, “West Bengal supplies the best coverage surroundings for enlargement of IT industries.”
Sanjeev Goenka from RPG talked about to the gathering that their firm has injected ₹25,000 crore into the state lately, crediting the swift and efficient decision-making course of. He emphasised that the times of slowdowns, strikes, and unrest are historical past, highlighting the chief minister’s robust pro-business stance.
(With inputs from companies)